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Moment suspected drug driver crashes into parked cars in Deepdale

Posted on - 23rd May, 2020 - 12:03pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, Preston News, Roads, Transport, Videos
Parked cars are hit by the driver of the car as police arrive shortly afterwards Pic: Kelly-Marie Carberry
Parked cars are hit by the driver of the car as police arrive shortly afterwards Pic: Kelly-Marie Carberry

Shocking footage shows the moment a driver lost control and hit parked cars in an early morning crash in Deepdale.

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St George’s Road was closed by police while they dealt with the aftermath of the crash.

Three parked cars left badly damaged by the car, driven by a 38-year-old, who has been arrested on suspicion of drug-driving.

See footage showing the crash in St George’s Road below

St George’s Road was shut between the junction with Deepdale Road and the mini-roundabout where St George’s Road meets Harewood Road.

The driver of the vehicle is not understood to be hurt and no one else was injured in the crash which took place around 5.30am on Saturday (May 23).

Damage to one of the parked cars Pic: Kelly-Marie Carberry
Damage to one of the parked cars Pic: Kelly-Marie Carberry

The Deepdale Community Association said: “Recently we have noticed many speeding cars in residential areas as the roads are more clear and drivers are taking advantage of this. Please can we request more police presence.”

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